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Why You Should Have a Mentor

Mentorship is probably the most underutilized resource when it comes to determining a career plan. While people faithfully seek advice from strangers they meet at career fair or networking events, they usually lack interest in looking for and maintaining relationship with mentors.
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Should You Explore Fields and Career Interests Outside Your Specialty?

As a marketing professional, I've had many opportunities to work with startups. Due to the nature of startups, the work environment and culture allowed me to take on responsibilities that were not confined to a traditional marketing role, such as design, user experience, and even coding.
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Top Common Mistakes When Selecting a Career

Selecting a career is one of the most impactful decisions that you will make in your life. You want to make the best choice that will allow you to be successful and feel fulfilled in your career.
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How to Know if Your Job is a Good Fit

Are you happy with your current job? Are you doing interesting work and progressing in a way that will have a positive impact on your future career goals? Many people are comfortable with their job, but also feel it may not be challenging enough or is missing aspects that would make it a fulfilling and rewarding career.
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5 Tips For Recent College Graduates

College is a time for personal growth, both educationally and socially. Graduating from college is a major milestone in a person’s life and a big step forward in developing their professional career, but college doesn’t always translate directly to being successful in the job market. How can a recent college graduate make the smoothest transition possible from the academic to the professional world?
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